Hannibal Courier-Post Newspaper - Oct 1, 1935 (pg 3)
J. B. BROSS, 73, DIES TODAY-------
Funeral Rites Will Be Thursday at Palmyra Church-----
- Palmyra, Mo., Oct. 1 -- Jacob George BROSS, 73, prominent Marion county resident, died at 3:40 o'clock this morning in the home of his son, Howard BROSS on the A.C. BROSS farm, northeast of Palmyra. He had been ill for several weeks.
- Mr. BROSS was born February 22, 1862, in the house in which he died, the old BROSS homestead, and was a son of the late Jacob and Susie BROSS. He lived practically all his life in Marion county where he was widely known. He was a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, No. 31, at Palmyra and the German Benevolent Association. His wife died a number of years ago. He is survived by four children: Arthur, Edith, Howard and Harry BROSS, all of near Palmyra; a brother, John H. BROSS, a sister, Mrs. Fred GOTTMAN, both of whom live east of Palmyra.
- The remains were removed to Lewis brothers funeral home. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 o'clock Thursday afternoon from the Palmyra Methodist Episcopal church, South, conducted by the minister, the Rev. C.S. Rennison. Interment will be in Greenwood cemetery.